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is at the >>> the taliban is claiming responsibility for the assassination of the brother of afghan president hamid karzai. all the sources and countries around the world are not necessarily believing that. he was the younger half brother of the afghan president, he was extremely influential in southern afghanistan, but very controversial too. karzai was rumored to be involved with the opium trade. karzai helped nato forces bring local leaders and the taliban to the negotiating table. he was shot and killed at home today by his bodyguard. the taliban has claimed responsibility for that attack as noted. but there is skepticism about whether or not they really had anything to do with it. >>> president obama met with congressional leaders late this afternoon in another effort to reach a deal on the nation's debt limit. republicans proposed a short term deal, it runs out when the president's term expires. steve handlesman reports. >>> as republicans turned up the heat on him, president obama wand if there's no deal to raise the debt limit, 20 billion in social security benefits, payments to veterans and the l
a british soldier who went missing. the taliban have claimed responsibility, and they say that they killed that soldier. atia abowie, nbc news, kabul. >>> general petraeus is expected to turn over his command in afghanistan on the 18th of this month. he'll retire from the army on august 31st, and then he will take over as cia director right after labor day. >>> the ft. meade military base is having its annual 4th. many military families are ther enjoying the music and food while the kids play on the free carnival rides. active duty members we spoke to today say it is all about family and freedom. >> i probably have been away from my daughter half her life due to deployment. so it's nice to spend time with her. >> i think i'm most thankful for being an american. having traveled throughout the world, seeing other countries and what they do, for us it's clearly the best country in the world. >> the night will be capped off with fireworks. they start at 9:30. >>> britain's prince william put his experience as a military helicopter pilot to the test today in canada. on prince edward island, th
, meier charged into a remote taliban-controlled village in afghanistan, looking for four members of his team. he found them shot to death. even though he was already wounded by shrapnel, meier helped carry his comrades from the kill zone. meier is from kentucky, and was later based in hawaii before he left active duty last year. meier will join two army sergeants as the only living medal of honor recipients from the wars in iraq and afghanistan. >>> coming up on news4, a bill challenge for metro not middle of a heatwave. ♪ >>> a musical group protesters took center stage in a walmart store. >>> staging a war between the states was not an easy task in triple digit heat. >>> the family of la-shea mclean makes a plea for the killer to come forward. this as police pass out this reward poster in this troubling case of murder. i'm pat collins. the story, coming up. news4. >>> coming up in sports, another twist in the always-changing nfl labor talks. plus, the nats' bryce harper trying to slug hes way out of a slump make the people who walked these streets before us were just like you and me
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